There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Patras by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus KTEL Achaias  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Patras

$106 - $141

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Bus EAAA  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pátra

$30 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λειανοκλάδι
  3. Take the bus from Lamia to Patras

$50 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Patras 478.7 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Preveza, bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Preveza (PVK) SOF - PVK
  2. Take the bus from Aktio to Patras

$73 - $346

Fly to Athens, train, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Athens (ATH) SOF - ATH
  2. Take the train from Κάτω Αχαρναί to Κιάτο
  3. Take the bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα

Fly to Zakinthos, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zakinthos (ZTH) SOF - ZTH
  2. Take the bus from Pýrgos to Patras

$64 - $283

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Patras is to bus which costs $30 - $85 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Patras is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Patras is 513 km. The road distance is 765.9 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to get from Sofia to Patras, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Pátra. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Patras, Greece?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Patras via Thessaloniki and Thessaloniki in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Zakinthos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λειανοκλάδι
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$17 - $22
First Class
$21 - $28
Train from Κάτω Αχαρναί to Κιάτο
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Pýrgos to Patras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Pátra
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Pátra
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Lamia to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Aktio to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Κιάτο to Πάτρα
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
KTEL Messinias
Phone
27210 28581
Website
ktelmessinias.gr
Bus from Pýrgos to Patras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
ktelmessinias.gr

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